Tag: Personal Growth

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8 Powerful Practices For Surviving Uncertain Seasons

Have you ever had the feeling you’re on the cusp of something new but there are no clear signs as to what that ‘something’ is?  

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The Alchemy Of Women

3,769,600,000.  That’s the approximate number of women on the plant right now that we know of*.  

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Are You Making Life Happen For Everyone But Yourself?

In a world where people are increasingly looking to up their game, do you find you have no problems in meeting the expectations of others, but where your own desires are concerned… erm (insert flushed face emoji), it just seems to not happen?  

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What would it take for you to feel OK?

Have you ever considered how many things need to be ‘just so’ in order for you to feel you’re having a good day?  Is it you have a long list, or does it not really take that much? 

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Why ‘all or nothing’ people don’t play by the 80/20 rule

Some of us in life are, by our own admission, ‘all or nothing’.  For the most part – we don’t especially get on with moderation.  If we’re doing a thing, we’re balls-out doing it, and if we’re not, then we’re really not.

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How do you Balance Being and Doing?

If there’s a common thread of late from people I’m working with and in my social media feeds, it’s the desire to prioritise more time for wellbeing.

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The change we procrastinate about

Is there a thing in your life you’ve been feeling you really ought to change? Maybe it’s not urgent and so it’s on a back burner.

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4 steps to breaking in​ new habits before they break you

If you’re reading this whilst trying to break in a new habit, chances are your intention is not in question but you may be unsure of your ability to see it through. Whatever we purpose to do (or not do), it has to be repeated often enough in order for it to become a habit.  Until then, it’s not safe.

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No Goals No Problem

This post is for all of you who have ZERO GOALS for the New Year but do want to do something progressive towards a great year whilst you figure life out.

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A first Christmas without my daughter.

This Christmas will be my FIRST without my daughter.  She is eleven, my only child and person I share daily life with; she will be going to spend Christmas with her father.  I say this for context, not because it’s sad or I’m feeling woeful. I know I am not alone.  It will also be the first for thousands of children and parents the … Read More A first Christmas without my daughter.

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How to BE in the moments you don’t want

Have you ever been in one of those situations where your body was there as your representative but that was about it.  You were there in person but completely absent inside?  It could’ve been a one-off event you endured or maybe it was a more painful experience which lasted a few weeks or even years.

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The Imperfect Christmas Season Guide

The Christmas season is an extreme one.  Though we know to expect it every 12 months, we still find ourselves with pressures and expectations which can produce some out-of-character emotions.

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When change screws with the balance of life

Have you had seasons in life when everything went just as you thought it should?  Perhaps it was something you planned which worked out really well, or maybe it wasn’t even that deliberate – life just bobbed along nicely for a while… Aren’t those times great?!

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Overcoming the dread of socialising

Socialising. Do you ever face the slightly uncomfortable scenario when an invite lands, that you want to go and you also don’t?

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5 things you can do today to restore balance

When life meets our expectations in any area, we feel balanced.  Our personal composition (the way we are internally wired) means that ‘balance’ equates to different things for each of us.  One persons’ happy is anothers’ horror.  Feeling stressed in any given area is usually the result of an imbalance that often isn’t addressed until it’s become critical.  

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What Yoda knows about your energy

Vibe, flow, disposition; we all have a unique frequency that, as the saying goes ‘attracts our tribe’.  

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When the struggle is real

When Adele collected her third Brit Award, we saw her ‘have a moment’.  Struggling through tears, she said, “I got really lost for a while… and I didn’t know if I’d come back”. The global, best-selling, multi-award-winning success of the record album that is ’25’ was almost never made, and the world would never have known about it.

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Life Coach v Mentor

As the notion of having a life coach or mentor becomes more commonplace, it’s good to note that although the terms are often used interchangeably, there are differences between the two.  Naturally, there’s overlap and it by no means is an exact science, but the following may help if you are looking to develop yourself personally.